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Templeton India Equity Income Fund

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Annualised Returns As of 31/07/2019
Minimum Investment/Multiples for Fresh Purchase (INR)


Additional Investment/Multiples thereof (INR)


Over 100,000 Unique Investors (As of 30/06/2019)
Why should you invest in Templeton India Equity Income Fund?
  • This fund invests in Indian and emerging market companies that have the potential to provide growth through capital appreciation as well as regular income through dividends
  • The fund has consistently declared a dividend every year for the last 12 years
What are the “Tax Benefits” of investing in this fund?


  • Long term capital gains (LTCG) tax @10% (plus surcharge, if applicable and cess) without indexation if units held for more than 12 months^
  • Short term capital gains (STCG) tax @ 15% (plus surcharge, if applicable and cess) if units are held for less than 12 months
  • Investor does not pay any tax on dividends but a Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) is deducted at source @11.648% (10% + 12% surcharge + 4% Health & education cess) ^^

^ Capital gain accrued up to January 31st 2018 is exempt form LTCG tax in respect of units acquired before January 31, 2018 & redeemed on or after April 1, 2018.

^^ The DDT is to be paid by the mutual fund after grossing-up income distributed to the investor.

Top 10 companies and sectors where the fund has invested as on 31/07/2019 are given below*:
  • ICICI Bank Ltd. (Banks)
  • Infosys Ltd. (Software & Services)
  • Power Grid Corp. of India Ltd. (Utilities)
  • Gujarat State Petronet Ltd. (Utilities)
  • Tata Investment Corp. Ltd. (Diversified Financials)
  • HDFC Bank Ltd. (Banks)
  • NTPC Ltd. (Utilities)
  • Xinyi Solar Holdings Ltd. (Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment)
  • Tata Chemicals Ltd. (Materials)
  • Finolex Industries Ltd. (Materials)
What is the “Ideal Investment Horizon” while investing in this fund?

The recommended investment horizon is “5 years or more”

Alternative To
  • Investments in Dividend Paying Companies

Suitable For
  • Retirement Corpus

  • Long Term Wealth Creation

  • Education Corpus

Fund Video

Templeton India Equity Income Fund is a diversified equity fund with current or potentially attractive dividend yield from Indian and emerging markets, with value strategy. This fund is suitable if you are looking for long term wealth creation. You should consider investing in this fund if your investment horizon is 5 years or more. To know more about Templeton India Equity Income Fund, watch the video below.

Fund Information

  • Inception 18/05/2006
  • Entry Load Nil
  • Exit Load In respect of each purchase of units - 1% if the units are redeemed/switched-out within one year of allotment
  • NAV in INR as on 23/08/2019
  • Growth 43.4745
  • Dividend 13.9457
  • Direct-Growth 45.2810
  • Direct-Dividend 14.6878
  • Additional Fund Information as on 31/07/2019
  • Fund Size in INR (CR) 910.14
  • Portfolio Turnover 33.16%
  • Expense Ratio [#] 2.36
  • Expense Ratio (Direct) [#] 1.77
  • Benchmark(s) Nifty Dividend Opportunities 50
    Nifty 50
  • Fund Manager Lakshmikanth Reddy, Srikesh Karunakaran Nair & Anand Radhakrishnan
Product Label
This product is suitable for Investors who are seeking*:
  • Long term capital appreciation
  • A fund that focuses on Indian and emerging market stocks that have a current or potentially attractive dividend yield, by using a value strategy

*Investors should consult their financial distributors if in doubt about whether the product is suitable for them.

* All portfolio holdings are subject to change. The information stated above does not constitute an investment advice or recommendation to subscribe or transact in these securities.

[#] The rates specified are the actual expenses charged as at the end of the month. The above ratio includes the GST on Investment management fees. The above expense also includes proportionate charge in respect sales of beyond T-30 cities subject to maximum of 30 bps on daily net assets wherever applicable.